National Museum of American History

Type: History Museums, Museums

Map / Directions 10Best Says

With 300,000 square-feet of exhibition, programming and public space, the National Museum of American History presents all aspects of the country's back story. There are approximately 3 million...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

Due to COVID-19, please check with the attraction for the most recent updates to their opening hours.

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free

  • Sightseeing, Museums: "Many objects rotate in an out of public view so check the website to see if the object you want to see is still on display."
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: These artifacts are both from the early days of the country to modern times and helped become a part of the fabric of America.
  • Best for Museums Because: The museum is undergoing a $37 million renovation of its west wing. The first floor is set to open in July 2015.

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